Umag to Venice Ferry

Umag to Venice Ferry route runs in July and August only, sailing once a week. The ferry crosses the North Adriatic Sea from Istria, Croatia to Italy. The journey lasts 3 hours. The route is run by just one ferry company – Adriatic Lines (Kompas). This summer only fast ferry crossing links Umag in Croatia with Venice in Italy. The alternative route is the more frequent route from Porec to Venice. Here are the schedules, bookings, and ticket prices.

ferry crossing Adriatic sea
(see the return trip from Venice to Umag)

Schedules and timetables

Ferry RouteTime*Frequency
Departs Umagonce a weekearly morning
– Arrives in Venice3 hours latermid-morning
*July & August only

How long is the ferry ride from Umag to Venice? The journey lasts 3.5 hours. The current timetable includes just one weekly early morning departure.

Umag to Venice Passenger Ferry

There is just one fast ferry serving the passenger ferry route from Umag to Venice. It is run by the Croatian ferry company Adriatic Lines, with an expected journey time of about 3.5 hours. This ferry does not take cars. It takes just foot passengers, luggage, bikes, and pets. The last passenger ferry departure from Umag is @ 7:30 am, in July and August.

Ticket Prices

How much does the Venice to Umag ferry cost? Here is a table with current ticket prices:

Venice to Umag (one-way, adult single ticket)
Deck (Foot) Passengersfrom €74 to €84 euros (low and high season prices)
Bicycles€ 10 per bike
Pets (Dog, Cat, Bird)Free*
* conditions apply, small pets only

Boarding passenger ferry

Boarding is at the Umag ferry terminal 60 minutes prior to departure. As this ferry is crossing the border between Croatia and Italy, have your travel documents ready. Once on board, leave your larger luggage in provided racks and proceed to the seating lounge.

Latest ferry from Umag to Venice

The latest ferry to reach Venice from Umag is at 7:30 am.

Additional Notes

  • How to get from Umag to Venice? You can get there by passenger ferry or alternatively, a bus from Umag to Trieste, changing in Trieste for the bus to Venice. Another option is a bus to Pula airport and a flight to Venice from Pula (PUY) via Zagreb.
  • There are no car ferries serving this route
  • Bicycles are not traveling for free
  • No pets surcharge
  • Return tickets are not cheaper than two one-way options.
  • It is advisable to book your ticket in advance.
  • In case of bad weather and cancellation: If your ferry was canceled due to bad weather, you will be offered an alternative departure date.
  • see also what to wear on the ferry

Onboard Facilities & Luggage

This route is served by Prince of Venice (or Angela) vessels, owned by Adriatic Lines which is an HSC ferry, a high-speed catamaran, comfortable & air-conditioned (see video). You are allowed at least one piece of luggage with the extra charge for additional luggage (€ 5 per bag). The larger luggage is held on the racks at the entrance of the ferry. The racks look similar to racks on trains. The crew helps with luggage. Your hand luggage you keep next to you, at seatings.

There is a snack/coffee bar and toilets. No mobile and laptop charging sockets or USB ports are available in the passenger lounge. No WIFI access is provided – use mobile data instead. This is a non-smoking ferry.

Where to get tickets for the ferry from Umag to Venice

Booking is available online usually from January of the current year. Your ticket is emailed to you with a bar code which is scanned when you get on the ferry. Buying tickets in advance guarantee you place on the ferry. Alternativelyon the day of travel, if any of the places are still available for the ferry crossing, you can buy a ticket at the boarding point at Umag Passenger Terminal.

Umag to Venice Car Ferry

Currently, there are no car ferries serving this route. The alternative is to drive from Umag to Trieste and Venice (driving map). The total driving time is about 2.5 hours (approx distance 211 km). On your way, you will cross the Croatian, Slovenian, and Italian borders.

Umag Ferry Terminal

The Umag ferry terminal where the ferry to Venice departs is located on the town’s waterfront, about a 10-minute walk from the town’s bus station. Address: Ulica Dante Alighierija, 52470, Umag, Croatia; GPS: 45.43414, 13.51809 (map)

Venice Ferry Terminal

The Venice ferry terminal from where the ferry from Umag arrives is located in San Basilio Passenger Terminal, near the city center and very near the bus & train station. Address: Venezia Terminal Passeggeri, San Basilio, Venezia, Italy (map)

Journey Map

Here is a map that shows the ferry crossing:


Which ferry companies sail on Umag to Venice crossing?

This ferry route is currently operated by Adriatic Lines (Kompas)

How long does the Umag – Venice crossing take?

The travel time of this ferry route is 3 hours. Add extra time ( 1 hour) for check-in, boarding & border-crossing procedures.

How often does the Umag – Venice ferry sail?

This ferry sails once a week (Wednesdays) in July and August only.

What is the distance between Umag and Venice?

The sea distance between Umag and Venice is 93 km or 50 nautical miles. The driving distance is 211 km.

Further travels by ferry

Once you arrive in Venice, your other ferry travel options include a ferry to Greece to Corfu or to Igoumenitsa and Patras.